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Green Tip

Unplugging your devices, lowering your heat, and smartly disposing of waste are a few ways to leave for break on sustainable note!



Green Campus Tour

Guided maps of sustainability initiatives at Temple University

Climate Action Plan

Temple became a signatory of the Presidents Climate Commitment in 2008 and again in 2016.

Annual Report

Find out about Temple’s progress toward a more sustainable future by reviewing our Annual Report

Curriculum & Scholarship

Name Sustainability Interests School & Department
Lorraine Glessner Lorraine Glessner
  •  Works on resource issues and uses reclaimed materials
  • Interest in maps and geology has led to exploration of how the earth, body and the grid intersect
  • Urban form


Art, Tyler School of
Paul Gluck Paul Gluck
  •  TUTV
  • Sustainability curriculum infusion via sustainability in broadcasting


Media Studies and Production,
Media & Communication, School of
David Grandstaff David Grandstaff
  • Water quality
Science and Technology, College of
Scott Gratson Scott Gratson
  • Sustainable curriculum infusion
Strategic Communication,
Media & Communication, School of
Ian Greaves Ian Greaves
  •  Global health
  • Occupational safety and health policy
  • Evaluation of new methods for respiratory epidemiology
  • Agricultural safety and health


Public Health,
Health Professions and Social Work, College of
Steven Jay Gross Steven Jay Gross
  •  Created New DEEL, a group that promotes the values of democracy, social justice and authentic learning in schools


Educational Leadership and Policy,
Education, College of
Sally Harrison Sally Harrison
  • Public interest design
  • Participatory design processes
  • Sustainable neighborhood design in post-industrial cities


Art, Tyler School of
Allison Hayes-Conroy Allison Hayes-Conroy
  • Food systems
  • Sustainable nature-society relations
  • Social movements
  • Globalization
  • Urban/rural studies and land use
  • Spiritual ecology


Geography & Urban Studies,
Liberal Arts, College of
Duncan Hollis Duncan Hollis
  • Issues of authority in international and foreign affairs laws
  • United States and Canada environmental issues
  • United States' participation in multilateral environmental agreements


Law, Beasley School of
Deborah Howe Deborah Howe
  • Research interests include land use and transportation policy innovations that support the creation of built environments that encourage active, healthy lifestyles through walking, bicycling and other physical activity. 


Community and Regional Planning,
Environmental Design, School of


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